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Hawaii Senate Passes Reporting Repeal; Texas Senate Seeks Earlier Data Breach Notice

The Hawaii Senate unanimously passed a bill Monday to repeal some reporting requirements for broadband service providers. SB-396 would repeal Hawaii Revised Statutes Chapter 440J, which required wireline and cable companies to file broadband availability data and prices at the…

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census-block level (see 2303010010). The House passed the similar HB-371 last month. In Texas, state senators supported reducing the state’s data breach notification deadline to 30 days from 60 days. The Senate voted 31-0 to send SB-768 to the House. The bill would cover data breaches involving at least 250 Texas residents. In Washington state, two telecom bills are headed to the floor. The Senate Ways and Means Committee on Monday cleared the House-passed HB-1746, which would require a state broadband map by July 1, 2024 (see 2303240061), and HB-1134 on 988 implementation.